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post #21 of 24


When you hear the comments about wishing they could shut the world away, too, you could always say, "What's stopping you?"
post #22 of 24
You could lift a picture of an old masters' painting of Mary nursing Jesus to put on your sign.

But I guess that'd be offensive on multiple fronts.

hmmmm they're offended that you put a "do not disturb" sign out; jealous that you can do that....

Maybe you should keep the cow and say "come on in, just fixing the baby's meals for tomorrow." Then you're not getting the privilege of shutting the world out And they're welcome to see how fun it is to pump!:

Or you could just make the offer and see how fast the fools scramble to fall all over themselves saying "do not disturb" is Fine.
post #23 of 24
I would probably react the same way you did because I'd feel embarrased and my feelings would be hurt.

I think people just don't want to think about what's going on behind the doors. At first I had a lot of people ask what the sign was about, I thought about being blunt, but I didn't want to embarras them either. I think most people already knew.

Anyway, because I didn't want anyone to knock or call, my sign says...."Please...do not enter. If you need to get in touch with me immediately, please send me an email." So far, it has worked well. No knockers or callers!

Sorry you felt bad.

--Jennifer
post #24 of 24
When they say they would like to shut out the world for a while, tell them you would too. Then describe to them what is actually involved in the pumping process. Pictures would be a nice touch. Hey, if they want uncomfortable, we can give them uncomfortable! Offer the BM for everyone's coffee...
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